News Releases

Jun

23

2022

June 23, 2022

In this update: Legislation Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs Approved by Senate Senate Acts to Reduce PA Lyme Disease Cases Bill to Curb Welfare Abuse Passed by Senate Regional Transportation Projects Open to Review Older Mobile Phone Services Shutting Down National Dairy Month and PA Dairy Farmers Legislation Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Jobs Approved by […]   [Read More]

Jun

16

2022

June 16, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously passed legislation that takes a significant step forward to protect children from lead poisoning, according to the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator John Yudichak (I-14).   [Read More]

Jun

10

2022

June 10, 2022

State grant funding totaling $15,464,430 has been awarded for 85 projects in communities across Luzerne County, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator John R. Gordner (R-27), Senator John Yudichak (I-14) and Senator Dave Argall (R-29).   [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation introduced by local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and championed by state Sens. John Yudichak (I-14) and Lisa Baker (R-20) that would transfer state property to Wyoming and West Pittston, which will use the properties respectively for a regional police department and a flood control project.   [Read More]

Jun

02

2022

June 02, 2022

In this Update: Rally Against Tolling Interstate Bridges Set for June 8 Bills of Note Approved by Senate Committees Preparing for America’s Semiquincentennial Scammers are Targeting Student Loan Borrowers June 6 is the Anniversary of D-Day Rally Against Tolling Interstate Bridges Set for June 8 Lawmakers and representatives of local communities will take part in […]   [Read More]

May

26

2022

May 26, 2022

In this Update: Declining Revenue Projections Highlight the Risk of Gov. Wolf’s Budget Plan Bill Establishing Pennsylvania Chief Nursing Officer Approved by Senate Senate Acts to Improve Access to Property Tax and Rent Rebates PUC Offers Tips for Dealing with June Electric Rate Hikes Further Extension of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to June […]   [Read More]

May

12

2022

May 12, 2022

In this Update: PUC Alerts Consumers of June 1 Price Increases for Electric Generation Where to Vote on May 17 Clearing Up Questions About Local Option Small Games of Chance Law Gypsy/Spongy Moth Spraying on State Game Lands Avoiding Lyme Disease in a State Where It’s Prevalent PUC Alerts Consumers of June 1 Price Increases […]   [Read More]

May

05

2022

May 05, 2022

In this Update: Senate Republicans Continue Statewide Hearings on Rising Crime Deadline to Request a Primary Election Mail-in Ballot is May 10 Less Than a Year to Go Before Federal Enforcement of REAL ID Begins Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Extended to May 20 May is Mental Health Awareness Month Happy Mother’s Day Senate […]   [Read More]

Apr

28

2022

April 28, 2022

In this Update: Senate Republicans Begin Series of Hearings on Combatting Rising Crime Avian Flu in Pennsylvania: What to Know Monday is the Deadline to Register to Vote  Help is Available to Start a Small Business Tips on Door-to-Door and In-Person Energy Sales Senate Republicans Begin Series of Hearings on Combatting Rising Crime The Senate […]   [Read More]

Apr

21

2022

April 21, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that four projects in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County received $946,447 in Multimodal Transportation Funding (MTF) from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).   [Read More]

Apr

21

2022

April 21, 2022

In this Update: Applications Open for Watershed Cleanup Grants Share Your Views on PennDOT’s Winter Services Summer Camp for Teens Interested in Law Enforcement, Military Call 811 Before Excavation Projects Child Abuse Prevention Month  Applications Open for Watershed Cleanup Grants Applications are being accepted for Growing Greener Plus grants to help protect creeks, rivers and […]   [Read More]

Apr

20

2022

April 20, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced $2 million in funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TASA) funding program today for two projects in Luzerne County in the 14th Senatorial District.   [Read More]